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Indian History MCQ Questions and Answers Page -5

1.

What do the painting  of Ajanta depict

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Answer : C

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2.

The subject-matter of Aajanta painting pertains to

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Answer : B

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3.

Where did the game of Chess originate

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Answer : A

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4.

The cave and rock-cut temple at Ellora are

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Answer : D

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5.

When was the ‘Panchatantra’ written

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Answer : C

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6.

Taxila University was situated in

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Answer : A

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7.

The decimal system was first known in India at the beginning of

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Answer : D

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8.

Which one of the following is consider an encyclopedia of Indian Medicine

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Answer : A

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9.

The cultivation of cereals first started in

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Answer : A

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10.

Carbaon-dating is used to determine the age of

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Answer : A

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11.

Who built the Khajuraho temple

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Answer : D

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12.

Who constructed the world famous Jagannath temple at Puri

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Answer : B

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13.

The Dilwara temple is located at

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Answer : D

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14.

Jaideva, the famous author of ‘Gita Gobinda’  was the court poet at

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Answer : C

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15.

Who founded four mathas in the in the four corner of India

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Answer : A

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16.

The Lingaraj temple built during the medieval period is at

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Answer : A

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17.

In India, the first to put forward the theory that the earth revolves round the sun was

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Answer : A

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18.

The Sun temple of Konark was built by Narasimhadeva I. To which dynasty he belong to

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Answer : B

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19.

Who among the following is well known for his contribution in the field of Algebra

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Answer : C

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20.

The presiding deity of Bhojsala temple is

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Answer : C

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21.

Vikramsila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of

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Answer : D

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22.

‘Daskumar Charitam’ was composed by

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Answer : B

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23.

Sun Temple is situated at

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Answer : C

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24.

……… was one of the famous philosophers and scholars of the Pala Period

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Answer : A

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25.

Who wrote ‘Ramcharit’

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Answer : C

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26.

The Vikramsila Vihar was founded by

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Answer : D

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27.

The seven pagodas of Mahabalipuram are a witness to the art patronised  by the

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Answer : A

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28.

At which of the following places is the famous Kailasha temple located

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Answer : D

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29.

The Chola period is best known for which of the following

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Answer : A

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30.

Growth of Taimi culture

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Answer : A

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31.

The famous Idol of Gomteshwar and famous jain temple is situated at

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Answer : C

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32.

‘Ramayan’ the Tamil version of the great epic Ramayana was made by

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Answer : A

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33.

The two kingdoms established by the Indians in Indo-China included

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Answer : A

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34.

The famous Kailash Temple, cut out of solid rock at Ellora, was built under the patronage of the

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Answer : D

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35.

Who destroyed the empire of Chalukyas of Badami

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Answer : D

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36.

The South India state which is famous for its naval power, was

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Answer : B

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37.

Where did the traveler Ibn Baqtuta come from

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Answer : A

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38.

Mohammad-Bin- Tughlaq was proficient in

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Answer : C

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39.

The khalji Sultan of Delhi were

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Answer : C

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40.

The largest standing army of the Sultanate, directly paid by the State was created by

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Answer : C

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